JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Pastor Elisey Pronin watched as Russian troops drove tanks and carted military equipment across Ukraine’s eastern border into the Lugansk region and into his
HESSTON, Kan. — Business, preaching, reports and fellowship highlighted the annual gathering of American Baptist Churches of the Central Region — covering Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas — at their conference center in Hesston, Kan., Oct. 17-18. President Jo Templin underscored the value of people across
As values voters both left and right weigh in on special interests from immigration reform to same-sex marriage in an election season, a lesser-known religious coalition is speaking up for Americans with disabilities.
Most Baptist entities these days are challenged not only to be more effective but to be more efficient as they deal with shrinking income, whether they be state or national conventions, regional associations, ministry-specific agencies and organizations or the local church.
This media column looks at online sites that can help believers minister to the sick and their families and keep the church informed.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (ABP) – The Southern Baptist Convention’s top public-policy expert says that Christians who still support President Obama are not using their heads.
In response to needs of inmates in the 1940s some Virginia churches began filling stockings with toiletries and hygienic items and the Chaplain Service Prison Ministry of Virginia secured permission from wardens to give them to inmates at Christmas. For some it was the
PHOENIX (ABP) – The Southern Baptist Convention adopted a debated resolution June 15 calling for “a just and compassionate path to legal status” for undocumented immigrants.
Americans haven’t heard much about congressional hearings on the radicalization of U.S. Muslims, but more than half think it’s a good idea, and nearly as many believe Muslims here haven’t done enough to fight extremists in their midst, according to a new poll.
WASHINGTON (ABP) – Abortion and gay rights appear to be decoupling as important dividing lines among Americans when it comes to social issues, according to recent surveys on values, faith and public life.